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Kant on Skepticism
Chuck Goldhaber will be presenting his paper entitled “Does Kant try to refute Humean scepticism?" at the 2016 Pittsburgh Area Philosophy Colloquium on September 10th. LEARN MORE >
Perception and Qualia
Alison Springle will be presenting "Doing Away with the Descriptive Dogma of Perception" (poster) at the meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology in Austin this June, and ""Making Qualia Legit: The Role of Phenomenology in Determining Scientifically Useful Sensory Categories" at the meeting of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology in St. Andrews this August!
Alessandra Buccella Presentation
Alessandra will be presenting a paper titled “A new look at the intentionality of phenomenology” at the University of North Carolina-Asheville (June 2-4). The conference is called “Pragmatism and the Brain”.
Adam Marushak Presentation
Adam Marushak will be presenting his paper "The Semantics of Epistemic Reasons and Epistemic Modals" at the St. Louis Annual Conference on Reasons and Rationality, on May 23rd.
Proof Theory and Ground
Preston Stovall will be presenting "A Proof-Theoretic Analysis of Explanation and Ground" on Friday May 5th at the 44th annual meeting of the Society for Exact Philosophy at the University of Miami.
Posters at the SPP
Posters to be presented at the 2016 SPP in Austin include: Mikio Akagi, "Cognition as the Sensitive Management of Organismal Behavior," Jasmin Özel, "Perceptual Judgment and Ampliative Inference," and Alison Springle, "Doing Away with the Descriptive Dogma of Perception".
The Stoics and Cicero’s de Finibus
Kelson Law will be presenting "The Stoic response in Cicero’s de Finibus to the ‘cradle argument’" to the Philosophy Club of the San Francisco State University on April 11 as guest speaker, and at the Annual Meeting of the Ancient Philosophy Society in Portland, Maine, on April 29 LEARN MORE >
Raja Rosenhagen Presentation
Raja Rosenhagen will be presenting his paper “Seeing as and Seeing That: A Fresh Look at Hanson’s Account of Observation” on Friday, April 1, 3pm, at the Pacific APA in San Francisco.
Nature, Purpose, and Norm: Preston Stovall in Print (again!)
Congratulations to Preston Stovall, whose "Nature, Purpose, and Norm: A Program in American Philosophy" was recently for publication in the Journal of the American Philosophical Association!
Characterizing Generics: Preston Stovall in Print
Congratulations to Preston Stovall, whose paper "Characterizing Generics are Material Inference Tickets" was recently accepted to Inquiry!
Action and Reflection
Kelson Law will be presenting his paper "Action, Reflection, and Practical Readiness" at the Central APA Meeting in Chicago on Saturday the 5th!
Love and Justice
Raja Rosenhagen won a Keller Stiftung Forum Humanum Conference Grant and thus will present his paper “Toward Virtue: Love, Just Attention, and Moral Progress Through Philia” at the 37th Annual Philosophy of Religion Conference at the Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, CA. LEARN MORE >
Adam Marushak Presentation
Adam Marushak will be presenting his paper "The Semantics of Epistemic Reasons and Epistemic Modals" at the Columbia-NYU Graduate Philosophy Conference on February 27, 2016.
Cognitive Capacities in Aristotle
Jon Buttaci will be presenting a paper entitled “Cognitive Capacities and States in Posterior Analytics B.19” at the 39th annual Ancient Philosophy Workshop here at Rice University on February 19th!
Congratulations to Dr. Nicholas Rescher!
The German Academy of Sciences in Berlin-Brandenburg is awarding Nicholas Rescher its most distinguished prize, the Helmholtz Medal, in recognition of his lifetime contributions to philosophy. Bestowed every other year on a scientist or scholar of international note, the twelve latest recipients include four Nobel Laureates. The formal award will take place at a ceremony in Berlin in June of 2016. LEARN MORE >

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